Google launches Camera app for KitKat users

By | April 17, 2014
Google Camera app


Google Camera app

Google has listed a standalone Camera application for all device running Android version 4.4 Kitkat. Available for free download through the Play Store, the application allows owners to shoot photographs and video clips and one can add shooting modes like Lens Blur, Photo Sphere, and Panorama.



The Google Camera application even offers users to shoot SLR camera like photographs with shallow depth of field or bokeh effect through the Lens Blur mode. Also giving more details to the functionality in a blog post, Carlos Hernandez, a product engineer at Google, specified, “Accomplishing this optical effect has traditionally important an enormous lens and aperture, and hence hasn’t been conceivable using the camera on your handset or tablet. That all modifications with Lens Blur, another mode in the Google Camera app”.

“Lens Blur swaps the need for an expansive optical framework with computer vision calculations and advancement systems that are run altogether on the smartphones, recreating a bigger lens and apreture so as to making a 3D model of the world,” he included.

In addition the Lens Blur mode, the app offers a huge 100% viewfinder for getting the max resolution from the sensor and an additional vast capture. The different picture modes might be gotten to by essentially swiping from left to right on the screen.



Some of the features are still needed to add with this app to be able to compete with others camera app like ISO, saturation, sharpness and much more. Also it shows alert message when you go for normal mode to landscape mode while video recording.



[Play Store link – Google Camera for Android KitKat 4.4+]